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Offline 38flattie

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1500 on: November 04, 2013, 07:33:30 AM »
Go Sparky Go!

Thanks for taking time out of your day Saturday to chat with me. It's always  entertaining and informative!

Good luck at El Mirage! :cheers:
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1501 on: November 04, 2013, 08:36:03 AM »
Buddy, is that the new paint scheme?????.

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1502 on: November 04, 2013, 09:00:50 AM »
Buddy, is that the new paint scheme?????.

Yep, that's the new comp coupe configuration. Altered looks the same as in the past.
With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. However, this is not necessarily a good idea. It is hard to be sure where they are going to land, and it could be dangerous sitting under them as they fly overhead. -- RFC 1925

You can't make a race horse out of a pig. But if you work hard enough at it you can make a mighty fast pig. - Bob Akin

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1503 on: November 04, 2013, 11:54:33 AM »
Great news to hear that your car makes noise on it's own, Sparky.  Corngratulations on getting this far - and best wishes for the rest of the fun of getting the WW ready to go down the race track. :cheers:
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1504 on: November 05, 2013, 07:26:12 AM »
Thanks guys---the final 3 day thrash is on:
 Marty tweaked on a few tank patches with the tig and grinder
I worked on electrical and water yesterday --ran the eng for 25 min to get some heat in the oil and water  will bring it up to 195 again to day then change the oil water and run the valves before John and I finish loading on Thursday afternoon.

I have some minor electrical stuff and 9 point safety harness and a gauge to install then round up the race wheels and tires with wheel disc.
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1505 on: November 05, 2013, 10:06:53 AM »
Sparky

Good luck at El Mo.

38 Flattie:

Love the new look. The Comp Coupe looks fast sitting still.


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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1506 on: November 05, 2013, 08:13:25 PM »
I can't wait to see Ms. Liberty this weekend.
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1507 on: November 06, 2013, 07:42:35 PM »
it's good to hear the mill has fired.

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1508 on: November 06, 2013, 09:59:09 PM »
she's almost ready for the trailer

For your info:  the trailer tires are 235/75R15s make it ride about 3" higher in the front and an 1" in the rear.
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1509 on: November 06, 2013, 10:03:25 PM »
Francis and John are coming by tomorrow to help load Ms. LIBERTY for her coming out party at El M  it has a long time coming. 

She has lots of warts and she will be no beauty queen to most people---

 but as I have said most of my life   " It is all about performance, when the sun goes down and the lights are out--Performance is all that counts."  wmts'64

See you on the dirt and the salt
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Miss LIBERTY,  changing T.K.I.  to noise, dust and RUST!!!

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1510 on: November 06, 2013, 11:26:58 PM »
That was worth waiting for. Thanks Sparky.

She looks good but most of all you built her and put her on wheels.

I'm happy for you.
Ms. Liberty already has "character" and that's what counts.
I hope you have lots of fun together.

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1511 on: November 06, 2013, 11:38:02 PM »
Congrats,  you guys have done well and Ruth even noticed the shop looks cleaner  8-),

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1512 on: November 07, 2013, 06:20:19 AM »
Thanks to Andy for the shop sweep----plasma cutters and flapper wheeling  the header fitment made lots of Alum dust.  Today changing the oil, reworking one of the pilot chute windlass a massaging a canopy panel  then on to the trailer!!!!!
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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1513 on: November 07, 2013, 06:30:32 AM »
Sparky, it looks great! Congrats on getting it where you can get it teched!

I have 2 questions, as I'm still learning. Are you going to put inner disc on the front and rear tires? Will there be any 'faring' or anything over the front axles, or will they run as they are?

I can't wait to see this car again in person!
With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. However, this is not necessarily a good idea. It is hard to be sure where they are going to land, and it could be dangerous sitting under them as they fly overhead. -- RFC 1925

You can't make a race horse out of a pig. But if you work hard enough at it you can make a mighty fast pig. - Bob Akin

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Re: Wild Weasel a TRUE belly tanker
« Reply #1514 on: November 07, 2013, 06:53:19 AM »
bill,
good luck on the maiden voyage.

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bub '10 - 158.100  sweetooth gear
lta  7/11 -163.389  7/17/11; 3 run avg.-162.450
ohio -    - 185.076 w/#684      
lta 8/14  - 169.xxx. w/sw2           
'16 -- 0 runs ; 0 events -- made a 2 state change in ZIP codes

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